Matt is a seventh generation dairy farmer from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Matt works with his parents on the farm, which has been in the family since 1867. The family milks 90 Holstein and Guernsey cows, maintaining a 21,000 lb. RHA, and they raise their own calves and heifers. His responsibilities include calf and heifer management, the breeding and genetics program, calf registrations, vaccination protocol and assisting with the daily operation of the farm. His wife Charlene is a Special Sections Editor of a weekly agriculture publication, and they have two sons, Evan, age 4, and Alan, 2.
In addition to the farm, Matt is the Master (President) of Elizabethtown Grange #2076, and a member of the Wyoming/Lackawanna Co. Farm Bureau.